Can anyone help me fix this error?


echo '<option value="'.$_SESSION['application']['year'][$i].'"'
                .if($y = $_SESSION['application']['year'][$i]).{'"selected"; >'}.$y.'</option>';

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected 'if' (T_IF) in C:\xampp\htdocs\pergas-responsive\include\ars_application_submission_step_3.php on line 125

You... Have an unexpected if.. You can't concat with a logical step like you are doing... And if you read your code closely you will see you are not actually doing a logical operation at all, as there is no outcome.

Instead of doing dot notation to concat, try writing it the long way and see where all your errors are...

To do a logical concat like you expect you will need to use a ternary logical statement.

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Use ternery syntax to do this.